Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Online learning and teaching induction program progress report

Dear All

I hope that 2017 has started well for you.

The Fellowship team is making sure and steady progress on the development of the modules (named in the December 14 post). Two colleagues are developing each module and an outline of each proposed module has been reviewed by a topic expert and feedback has been provided. Colleagues are now working to develop their modules fully in order to send to them back to their expert reviewer in March.

Over the next few months we will post information about each of the modules and ask your advice on what we are proposing to cover in them.

The Fellowship team has collected survey and interview data from over 20 colleagues in the Australian higher education sector who are in charge of their institution’s teaching induction program. The results provide an interesting snapshot of current provision in our sector.

Earlier this month I reported to the funders of this fellowship, the Australian Department of Education and Training, on progress at the six month mark of the Fellowship. We are on time and within budget on all outcomes. The research that we have conducted is ‘extra’ to the original application. All in all, I am delighted with the progress we are making in the Fellowship and I am immensely grateful to everyone who is contributing to the Fellowship. It’s a thoroughly enjoyable and fabulous collaborative effort.